04 Mar 2020

Many psychologists say the attention span of the typical student is about 10-15 minutes long, yet most university classes last between 50-90 minutes. It's normal for rates of student attention to vary depending on motivation, mood, perceived content significance, and other factors. But are there different strategies in our teaching which we could use to keep students focused and alert fo...

04 Mar 2020

School environment is a broad, multifaceted term involving several facets of educational experience for the student. A healthy school atmosphere is the product of a school's emphasis on fostering safety; fostering a welcoming academic, behavioral, and physical environment; and fostering and sustaining respectful, trustworthy, and caring relationships across the school community, irrespec...

04 Mar 2020

A good quality education is one that provides all learners with capabilities they require to become economically productive, develop sustainable livelihoods, contribute to peaceful and democratic societies and enhance individual well-being. Achieving inclusive and quality education for all reaffirms the belief that education is one of the most powerful and proven vehicles for sustainable...

03 Mar 2020

Early childhood education is a term that refers to the time span from the birth of a child to the time it joins the kindergarten. It's an important time in the lives of children, as it's when they first learn how to communicate with others, including peers, teachers and parents, and often begin to build interests that will stick with them throughout their lives. It is a common mispercept...

03 Mar 2020

Health education is one health promotion tool that aims to help people develop and use health-enhancing skills. Health education is often very clear and measurable and can often involve educational programs, events and community or individual sessions to build skills. Health education is part of health promotion, but there is more to health promotion than health education. Health educati...

02 Mar 2020

Science at the simplest level is understanding of the natural world. There is much regularity in nature that, since the advent of Homo sapiens as a species, humanity has had to know for survival. The Sun and the Moon replay their movements regularly. Many movements, like the Sun's regular "motion," are easy to observe while others, like the Sun's annual "motion," are far harder to observ...

02 Mar 2020

Career and technical education is a term applied to schools, institutions, and educational programs that specialize in the skilled trades, applied sciences, modern technologies, and career preparation. It was formerly (and is still commonly) called vocational education; however, the term has fallen out of favor with most educators. Career and technical programs also provide bo...

28 Feb 2020

Whether we are adult learners, or just starting our journey through academia, we are looking for safe and positive learning environments. If we are to maximize our learners ' engagement, which can have enormous effects on learning, all learners must feel that they can take the risks that are part of experimentation and constructivism safely. While many articles concentrate on safe learni...

28 Feb 2020

Academic programs are aimed at ensuring students get mastery of educational goals. In schools, the degree to which these targets were achieved were largely determined by peer-group interaction that could possibly be expressed in academic performance of students. Peer group play a large role in the social, emotional and academic development of students. Peer group influence begins at an e...

27 Feb 2020

Students at the university report significantly worse quality of sleep than the general population, including inconsistent sleep schedules and sleep deprivation. They also suffer more daytime sleepiness than the general population. Students also report significantly less total hours of sleep each night than the daily recommended amount, to promote normal cognitive functioning for their a...